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01 February, 2011 / theexpositor

Is There Any Corporation Out There with Guts?

One after another, corporations choose to cave in rather than stand up for truth and righteousness, and it all comes down to the almighty dollar. From Christian Post.com comes this sad and upsetting story concerning Chik-fil-A. I’m thankful for the company’s stand thus far, but please, don’t give in now!

Amid mounting pressure from gay rights supporters, fast food franchise Chick-fil-A released Saturday a statement pledging not to champion any political agendas surrounding marriage or family.

In a customer letter released over the weekend, Chick-fil-A President Dan T. Cathy reaffirmed the company’s Christian values but denied allegations that it required franchises and program recipients to embrace similar beliefs.

To prove this point, he announced the company would not publicly endorse agendas on marriage or family. However, he said it would continue to give resources to programs that strengthen marriages and families.

“We will not champion any political agendas on marriage and family,” the letter stated.

The statements are possibly the last response in a nearly month-long back and forth verbal battle between the Georgia-based company and gay rights advocates over supposed support for the Pennsylvania Family Institute.

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